Definition of aggregate fruit in English:

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aggregate fruit


A fruit formed from several carpels derived from the same flower, e.g., a raspberry.
Example sentences
  • Although I well knew, of course, that in technical botanical language, the blackberry is not a berry at all, but an aggregate fruit of numerous drupelets.
  • Strawberry and blackberry are also aggregate fruits with the addition of an edible, enlarged receptacle.
  • They do not arise from a single flower as in aggregate fruits like raspberries and blackberries.

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Syllabification: ag·gre·gate fruit

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